Department of Philosophy

9th Annual Conference: Moral and Aesthetic Conference


Thursday March 23, 2017


08:55 Opening remarks


9:00-10:15 Ram Neta and Joshua Blanchard (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), "Moral Deference and the Stability of Moral Belief"


10:25-11:40 Patricia McShane (University of Portland), “Why is it Good to Give Moral Testimony?”


11:40-1:00 Lunch Break


1:00-2:15 Errol Lord (University of Pennsylvania), "Indirect Ways of Learning about Morality and Aesthetics: Deference, Inference, Appreciation, Expertise"


2:25-3:40 Jon Robson (The University Nottingham), “Taste and Assertion"


3:50-5:05 Julia Driver (Washington University in St Louis), “Aesthetic Worth"


5:30 Dinner at the Hound


Friday March 24, 2017


9:00-10:15 Jennifer Lockhart (Auburn University), “End Testimony" 


10:25-11:40 Jorah Dannenberg (Stanford University) "Serving Two Masters: Ethics, Epistemology, and Taking Others at Their Word” 


11:40-1:00 Lunch Break


1:00-2:15 James Shelley (Auburn University), "Aesthetic Acquaintance"


2:25-3:40 Louise Hanson (Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge), "Realist Pessimism: An Argument by Elimination"


3:50-5:05 Robert Hopkins (New York University), “Norms of Use”


Closing remarks


5:45 Wine Reception at the Ampersand Wine Bar


6:45 Dinner at Zazu



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